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samsam_9826

  • 2 years ago

FRACTION WORD PROBLEM: Cynthia has 1 1/2 containers of juice. Each smaller container holds 2/5 as much as a large container. How many small containers can she fill?

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  1. bloodrain
    • 2 years ago
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    i think thts right but i have problems with stuff like this so idk if ur really right o_o sorry

  2. samsam_9826
    • 2 years ago
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    Its fine, if someone else got the same answer I'm pretty sure it must be right..

  3. HelpMeWithThis!
    • 2 years ago
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    Well, don't you have to convert both fractions to an equal denominator to be able to see how many 2/5 could go into 1 1/2?

  4. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1353378347779:dw|

  5. samsam_9826
    • 2 years ago
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    I'm pretty sure thats only for addition and subtraction of fractions,, when you divide you just multiply the inverse of the second fraction

  6. samsam_9826
    • 2 years ago
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    OOOOOH, my bad it would be 3 small containers and 3/4 of another small one... right ?

  7. HelpMeWithThis!
    • 2 years ago
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    Oh, you're correct. My bad :P

  8. HelpMeWithThis!
    • 2 years ago
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    It's actually 3 1/2

  9. samsam_9826
    • 2 years ago
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    Haha, fraction word problems ALWAYS mess me up O.o

  10. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1353378539950:dw|

  11. samsam_9826
    • 2 years ago
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    Okay, thanks guys, I got it now (:

  12. sauravshakya
    • 2 years ago
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    welcome

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